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OpenStack at the speed of business with SolidFire & Red Hat

OpenStack at the speed of business with SolidFire & Red Hat

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When it comes to OpenStack® and the enterprise, it’s critical that you can rapidly deploy a plug-and-play solution that delivers mixed workload capabilities on a shared infrastructure. Join Red Hat and SolidFire to see how Agile Infrastructure for OpenStack can help your cloud move at the speed of business.

When it comes to OpenStack® and the enterprise, it’s critical that you can rapidly deploy a plug-and-play solution that delivers mixed workload capabilities on a shared infrastructure. Join Red Hat and SolidFire to see how Agile Infrastructure for OpenStack can help your cloud move at the speed of business.

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OpenStack at the speed of business with SolidFire & Red Hat

  1. 1. §  Deploy new applications and services faster §  Provide more agile and scalable infrastructure §  Increase application performance and predictability §  Enable automation and end-user self-service §  Raise operational efficiency and reduce cost The IT Innovation Imperative …driving the transformation of Enterprise IT globally
  2. 2. Public Cloud Has Raised the Bar “The very nature and role of the corporate IT function is being questioned, evaluated and debated in a way that we haven't seen in a very long time.” - Chuck Hollis, VMware
  3. 3. Regardless of the name, desired outcomes are the same “The  demands  of  this  NGDC-­‐ approach  are  now  being  felt   strongly  by  IT  organiza>ons   of  all  types;  so  much  so  that   one  can  see  data  centers  in   the  next  few  years  either   embracing  such  a  move   themselves,  or  buying  their   IT  services  from  someone   that  does.”     Mark  Peters,  ESG     Next  Genera*on  Data  Center         SoKware  Defined   Data  Center   Infrastructure  2.0   Cloud  Compu>ng   Private  Cloud   IT  as  a  Service   Agile Scalable Automated Predictable
  4. 4. Legacy Data Center Single Tenant Isolated workloads Dedicated Infrastructure Scale-up Pre-provisioned capacity Hardware defined Project Based Manual Administration Next Generation Data Center Multi-tenant Mixed workloads Shared infrastructure Scale-out Capacity on demand Software defined Self service Automation Addressing a new set of challenges…
  5. 5. Agile Infrastructure for OpenStack
  6. 6. RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX OPENSTACK PLATFORM 4.0 OPTIMIZED FOR AND INTEGRATED WITH RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX
  7. 7. OPENSTACK PROGRESSION Enterprise hardened Red Hat OpenStack technology optimized for and integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Support Red Hat ecosystem certifications 3 year lifecycle Bleeding edge upstream OpenStack source code Unstable community Linux No certifications Community support Six month lifecycle Bleeding edge upstream OpenStack packaged as RPMs Enterprise Linux distros (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora) No certifications Community support Six month lifecycle
  8. 8. 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 Red Hat HP IBM Mirantis Rackspace RED HAT UPSTREAM FOCUS Source: Bitergia hthttp://activity.openstack.org/dash/browser/scm-companies.html?release=juno Top Contributor to Juno Release ! Overall commits per company (aggregated) ! Closed Tickets per company (aggregated) 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 Rackspace Red Hat Mirantis Canonical HP
  9. 9. WORLD'S LARGEST OPENSTACK PARTNER ECOSYSTEM OEMs and IHVs ISVs Cloud Service ProvidersSystem Integrators Channel PartnersManaged Service Providers ! Over 235+ members since launch in April 2013 ! Over 900 certified solutions in partner Marketplace ! Over 4,000 RHEL certified compute servers ! Over 13,000 applications available on RHEL ! Large catalog of Windows certified applications ! Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network
  10. 10. RED HAT CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE Cloud Management – Alternative Virtualization – OpenStack
  11. 11. ▪  A series of pre-validated converged infrastructure reference designs ▪  Modular design focus at all levels ▪  Built for dynamic IT-as-a-Service consumption model ▪  Accelerating time-to-value for operators and administrators deploying a functional cloud infrastructure ▪  Supported by a complete ecosystem of vendors, partners and community SolidFire Agile Infrastructure Compute  /  Networking   Cloud  Management  Stack   Orchestra>on  Layer   Applica>ons  
  12. 12. SolidFire All-Flash Array Scale-out high performance storage systems designed for large scale infrastructure §  Most Scalable All-Flash storage system §  4 – 100 nodes, 48TB – 3.4PB, 7.5M IOPS §  Industry-standard hardware, 10 GigE iSCSI, 16/8 Gb FC (Q3) §  20X performance of traditional SANs §  10X reduction in operational cost §  Most complete enterprise feature set of any All Flash Array §  Available below $3/GB
  13. 13. Flash for the Next Generation Data Center
  14. 14. Scale-Out Architecture
  15. 15. Eliminating Noisy Neighbors with QoS The Noisy Neighbor Effect §  Individual tenant impacts other applications §  Unsuitable for performance sensitive apps SolidFire QoS in Practice §  Create fine-grained tiers of performance §  Application performance is isolated §  Performance SLAs enforced Noisy Neighbor Performance 0 Performance 1 Performance 2 Performance 3 Decreased Performance
  16. 16. Block Storage Built for OpenStack §  SolidFire Cinder driver enables all OpenStack block storage features §  Ability to set and maintain true QoS levels on a per-volume basis §  Create, snap, clone and manage SolidFire volumes directly §  Run OpenStack instances on a SolidFire volume §  Eliminates the need for extra management layers between OpenStack and the storage system §  SolidFire driver integrated into OpenStack, no additional features / licenses required Customer SuccessDeep OpenStack Integration Validated Interoperability
  17. 17. Software Defined pools of compute, networking & storage Operational Benefits of AI Agile <30 minutes to provision from bare metal to OS <30 minutes to install and configure OpenStack Automated Linear Scalability of compute & storage nodesScalable Maintain consistent performance via guaranteed QoSPredictable Integrated Efficiency with cluster wide dedupe & compression 27U rack footprint - 360 cores, ~1000 vCPUs, 250k IOPS, 40TBs Efficient
  18. 18. Leading Converged Performance & Economics Modular Design Extreme Density Operational Efficiencies ▪  70 vCPUs per compute node ▪  15 compute / 5 storage nodes ▪  1.5 CPU over subscription rate ▪  40TB capacity / 250,000 guaranteed IOPS •  50% lower cost •  80% less footprint •  3.5X IOPS per GB •  100% API-enabled •  Native Multi- Tenancy •  Cloud-Scale
  19. 19. AI for OpenStack Logical Framework ▪  Modularity at every level ▪  Built on vendor and community best practices ▪  Deep integration up the management stack ▪  Support for 3rd Party Tools
  20. 20. 5 Networks to segregate traffic and provide security: •  Administrative Network •  Data Center Network •  OpenStack Service Network •  Storage Network •  Private network AI for OpenStack Network Topology
  21. 21. Physical Network Layout to Allow Scalability in Any Vector •  Add OpenStack Nodes •  Add SolidFire Nodes •  Add Upstream Bandwidth •  Add Racks •  Add Data Centers AI for OpenStack Network Topology
  22. 22. Optimized for Mixed Workloads Software Development Lifecycle •  Test / Development •  QA, Staging, Production •  3-Tier Apps •  Example: LAMP stacks Large Scale Web Applications Persistent Block Storage Databases •  On Premise Versions of Amazon Elastic Block Storage •  Provisioned IOPS (e.g. pIOPS) •  Database Consolidation •  Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) Sample Use Cases Examples
  23. 23. •  Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Certification Test Suite •  Tempest Test •  Deployment –  Provision from bare metal to operating system 17 nodes within 30 minutes –  Install and configure OpenStack on the same 17 nodes in less than 30 minutes •  Scalability –  Verify the ability to scale block storage and compute instances –  Dynamically add compute nodes into the environment •  Resource Agility –  Time to deploy 1000 Instances: 2.5 hours –  Time to delete 1000 Instances: 11 minutes –  Time to boot 1000 volumes as new Instances: 2.25 hours –  Time to delete 1000 instances and volumes: 17 minutes Validated and Tested Use Cases
  24. 24. •  Quality of Service (QoS) –  Demonstrate the QoS merits of the SolidFire storage system by showing multiple applications running in parallel on the same shared storage infrastructure •  database •  file/web server •  general operating system IO •  readonly •  writeonly •  80/20 mixed read/write –  Allow users to specify the IO requirements for a volume at create time Validated and Tested Use Cases (Cont.)
  25. 25. SolidFire Agile Infrastructure Self Service Converged Infrastructure for Dynamic IT Environments •  Best-of-Breed Design –  Leading technology across all layers of the stack to deliver a fully featured cloud infrastructure solution •  True Scale-Out –  Allows for a more flexible and cost effective design as infrastructure expands •  No Lock-In –  Modularity at each layer of the stack eliminates threat of hardware or software lock-in •  Accelerated Time to Value –  Pre-validated solution drastically reduces complexity of adopting self-service cloud infrastructure •  Guaranteed Performance –  With SolidFire’s unique QoS controls, AI can easily accommodate mixed workload environments without compromising performance to any one application
  26. 26. •  For more on building an OpenStack-powered cloud infrastructure visit SolidFire.com/OpenStack •  For more on accelerating your OpenStack adoption with Agile Infrastructure visit Solidfire.com/AI •  To see OpenStack and SolidFire in action, request a demo -- SolidFire.com/Get-Started Want to learn more?

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